Improving subnational resource mobilization will require building on international and local evidence and adapting to changing needs, realities, and opportunities.
With county-level data, the national government can flatten the curve and better allocate limited resources in line with individual counties' circumstances.
Sharpening awareness of structural vulnerabilities and weaknesses may build consensus and galvanize action on needed reforms and investments to accelerate recovery and support longer-term development.
Kenya’s National Treasury has a track record of significantly overestimating revenues in the national budget.
Creative Financing Could Help Cities Like Portland, Maine, Integrate Asylum Seekers and Tackle Other Challenges
Several hundred asylum seekers—most fleeing violence in Central Africa—arrived in Portland, Maine over the summer.
Kenya's disputed 2017 elections created long periods of uncertainty across Kenya’s national and local government.
Gender Norms and Women’s Economic Empowerment in Low-Income Countries: What We Learned by Reviewing the Evidence
Women around the world face barriers to participating in the labor force.
Should cities in developing countries fix what they already have or start fresh?
Achieving transparency is a formidable challenge in some sub-Saharan African countries, a third of which have been ruled by a single party for several decades.